1832 - Catana (tetradrachm quadriga/Apollo) over Selinus (biga/Selinus) (Paris, BnF, de Luynes coll., 894)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1832


445 BCE - 435 BCE | KATANAIOΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO_120_-_Catana_(tetradrachm).png [1]
Overstruck variety
Selinus_biga.jpg [2]
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, de Luynes 894
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : de Luynes collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Charioteer driving quadriga right, holding kentron and reins. Above, Nike flying right, crowning the horses with wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KATANAIOΣ (Greek) Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Catana Ancient regionAncient region. Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the issuing power. The authority can be "pretended" when the name or the portrait of X is on the coin but he/she was not the issuing power. It can also be "uncertain" when there is no mention of X on the coin but he/she was the issuing power according to the historical sources:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 445 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 435 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 17.317.3 g <br />17,300 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: tetradrachm Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Babelon 1924, n° 894, Noe 1957, group IX, p. 37, pl. XIII, a, Garraffo 1984, p. 132, n° 6, pl. XVI, n° 8 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Babelon 19241Babelon 1924, n° 894, Noe 19572Noe 1957, group IX, p. 37, pl. XIII, a, Garraffo 19843Garraffo 1984, p. 132, n° 6, pl. XVI, n° 8, SNG ANS 3 Sicily4SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1247-1251, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 567
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Apollo and Artemis in slow quadriga left, Artemis, wearing long chiton, holding the reins, Apollo shooting arrow from bow ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤION (Greek) River-god Selinos, unbearded, standing left, wearing himation, holding long laurel branch with his l. hand, pouring libation over square altar, in front of the altar, rooster, in field right, selinon leaf over small statue of bull on base left
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Selinus Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. :
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 450 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 420 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : tetradrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : HGC 25HGC 2, n° 1220
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks: nb: no mention of overstrike

References

  1. ^  Babelon, Jean (1924-1936), Catalogue de la collection de Luynes : monnaies grecques, 4 vol., Paris, Bibliothèque nationale.
  2. ^  Noe, Sydney P. (1957), "Overstrikes in Magna Graecia", American Numismatic Society. Museum Notes 7, p. 13-42, pl. 5-14.
  3. ^  Garraffo, Salvatore (1984), Le riconiazioni in Magna Grecia e in Sicilia. Emissioni argentee dal VI al IV secolo a.C., Catania.
  4. ^  Troxell, Hyla A. (1975), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 3. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3 (Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx), New-York, pl. 38.
  5. a b  Hoover, Oliver D. (2012), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series. 2. Handbook of the Coins of Sicily (Including Lipara). Civic, Royal, Siculo-Punic, and Romano-Sicilian Issues. Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster-London, 489 p.